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Upminster Station

Station Road, Upminster, Essex, RM14 2TD

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Level Change (Standard Toilets)

  • There are steps to access this area / service.
  • The steps are located at the entrance.
  • There is / are 1 step(s) to the area / service.
  • Lighting levels at the steps are low.
  • The steps are clearly marked.
  • The steps are deep.
  • The steps do not have handrails.

Level Change (Station Road Entrance)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located in front of the entrance.
  • The ramp or slope is easy.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • There is not a level landing at the top of the ramp.

Introduction

  • Upminster station provides services to both the mainline and underground lines.
  • Portable ramps are available on the mainline platforms only.
  • The underground service requires wheelchair users to travel with a companion as the underground platforms are not staffed.
  • Details of how to book assistance for C2C services can be found at www.C2C-online.co.uk or call National Rail Enquiries on 0845 748 4950.
  • The cycling and mobility impaired helpline is 01702 357640.

Location

  • The venue is situated outside the centre of the borough.
  • This venue is situated in Upminster.
  • The venue is not situated on a road which has a steep gradient.
  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.

COVID-19 Information

Opening Hours

Parking

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Parking is not free for all users.
  • Parking is free for Blue Badge holders.
  • The car park type is open air/surface.
  • Parking spaces for Blue Badge holders do not need to be booked in advance.
  • The car park is at the end of Station Approach.
  • There are 9 designated parking bay(s) within the car park.
  • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 350cm x 550cm (11ft 6in x 18ft 1in).
  • The nearest designated bay is 50m (55yd) from the car park entrance.
  • The furthest designated bay is 80m (87yd) from the car park entrance.
  • The route from the car park to the entrance is accessible to a wheelchair user with assistance.
  • Assistance may be required because there is / are uneven surfaces.
  • The car park surface is tarmac.
  • There is a dropped kerb / non stepped access from the car park to the venue.
  • The dropped kerb does not have tactile paving.
  • The patron does not have to cross a road.
  • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.

Outside Access (Station Road)

  • This information is for the entrance located on Station Road.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open automatically.
  • The doors are double width.
  • The door opening is 170cm (5ft 7in) wide.

Parking

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • The car park is at the front of the venue.
  • The car park type is open air/surface.
  • The nearest designated bay is 50m (55yd) from the car park entrance.
  • The furthest designated bay is 78m (85yd) from the car park entrance.
  • The car park surface is tarmac.

Inside Access (Station Road)

  • There is level access to the service.
  • There is a hearing assistance system.
  • The system is a fixed loop.
  • Staff are trained to use the system.
  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.
  • Lighting levels are varied.
  • Customers cannot charge scooters or wheelchairs at the venue.
  • Comments View
    • The photograph on the right shows the barrier bypass gate which has a clear width of 89cm.

Reception (Ticket Office - Station Road)

  • The reception desk is 8m (26ft 3in) from the Station Road entrance.
  • There is level access to reception from the entrance.
  • The reception desk is medium height.
  • The desk does not have a lowered section.
  • Lighting levels are medium.
  • There is a hearing assistance system.
  • The type of system is a fixed loop.
  • Staff are trained to use system.
  • Opening Times View
    • Monday 05:15 - 22:00.
    • Tuesday 05:15 - 22:00.
    • Wednesday 05:15 - 22:00.
    • Thursday 05:15 - 22:00.
    • Friday 05:15 - 22:00.
    • Saturday 06:15 - 22:00.
    • Sunday 06:45 - 22:00.

Inside Access (The Car Park)

  • There is not level access to the service.
  • There is a hearing assistance system.
  • The system is a fixed loop.
  • Staff are trained to use the system.
  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.
  • Lighting levels are varied.
  • Customers cannot charge scooters or wheelchairs at the venue.

Outside Access (Station Approach)

  • This information is for the entrance located on Station Approach.
  • There is level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open automatically.
  • The doors are double width.
  • The door opening is 240cm (7ft 10in) wide.

Reception (Ticket Office - Station Approach)

  • The reception desk is 3m (9ft 10in) from the car park entrance.
  • There is level access to reception from the entrance.
  • The reception desk is medium height.
  • The desk does not have a lowered section.
  • Lighting levels are medium.
  • There is a hearing assistance system.
  • The type of system is a fixed loop.
  • Staff are trained to use system.

Inside Access (Station Approach)

  • There is not level access to the service.
  • Lighting levels are varied.
  • Comments View
    • The photograph on the right shows the barrier bypass gate which has a clear width of 89cm.

Level Change (Inside Access - Station Approach)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located between the entrance and platform 1.
  • The ramp or slope is moderate.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp.
  • The width of the ramp or slope is 124cm (4ft 1in).

Train Station Platform

  • This information is for platform(s) 1-6.
  • The platform(s) which has/have level access is / are 1-5.
  • The platform(s) accessed by lift is / are 1-5.
  • The platform(s) accessed by steps only is / are 6.
  • The platform(s) which can be accessed by either level access / ramps / lifts / stairclimber from inside the station is / are 1-5.

Lift

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located on the bridge link.
  • The lift is a standard lift.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are the bridge link.
  • The lift is 20m (22yd) from Station Road entrance.
  • Staff do not need to be notified for use of the lift.
  • The clear door width is 150cm (4ft 11in).
  • The dimensions of the lift are 150cm x 240cm (4ft 11in x 7ft 10in).
  • There are separate entry and exit doors in the lift.
  • There is not a mirror to aid reversing out of the lift.
  • The lift does have a visual floor indicator.
  • The lift does have an audible announcer.
  • The controls for the lift are within reach for a wheelchair user.
  • The lift controls do have Braille markings.
  • The lift controls do have tactile markings.
  • The lighting level in the lift is medium.
  • Comments View
    • The lifts gives access between platforms 1 to 5 and to platforms 1 to 5 from the bridge link.

Other Floors

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are the bridge link.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • The steps are clearly marked.
    • The steps are deep.
    • The steps do have handrails.
    • The steps have a handrail on both sides.
    • There is a landing.
    • The lighting level is low.
  • Other View
    • The services on the floors which are not accessible are platform 6.

Train Station

  • There are generally 7 member(s) of staff on duty.
  • The station is staffed.
  • There is an office to obtain help.
  • The office to obtain help is 33m (36yd) from the Station Approach entrance.
  • The station is not staffed between 01:00 and 06:00.
  • This office is located on platform 1.
  • There is a ticket office.
  • The ticket office is 6m (19ft 8in) from the Station Road entrance.
  • The train companies operating from within this station are C2C rail and London Underground (District Line).
  • There is a taxi rank at the station.
  • The taxi rank is located outside both entrances.
  • The taxi rank is 4m (13ft 1in) from the Station Road Entrance.
  • Shops and services within the station include W. H. Smith and a cobbler/dry cleaning shop.
  • All key concourse shops and services have level access.
  • There are 6 platform(s) in the station.
  • Additional Station Information View
    • Announcements on platforms are audio and visual.
    • Wider ticket barriers are available to access platforms.
    • Accessible toilets are not located on the platform(s).
    • Accessible toilets are not located on the main station concourse.
    • There is not a wheelchair available to borrow.
  • Comments View
    • There are ticket offices inside both the Station Road and Station Approach entrances.
    • The Pumpkin coffee shop is on platform 1.

Train Station Platform

  • This information is for platform(s) 1-6.
  • The platform(s) which has/have level access is / are 1-5.
  • The platform(s) accessed by lift is / are 1-5.
  • The platform(s) accessed by steps only is / are 6.
  • The platform(s) which can be accessed by either level access / ramps / lifts / stairclimber from inside the station is / are 1-5.
  • Accessible toilets are 13m (14yd) from the car park entrance.
  • Comments View
    • The photograph on the left shows platforms 1, 1a and 2 which are mainline platforms.
    • The photograph on the right shows platforms 3 to 6 which are underground service platforms.
    • The underground service is on the District Line.

Accessible Toilet

  • There are accessible toilets within this venue designated for public use.
  • Location and Access View
    • The toilet is for the sole use of disabled people.
    • There is pictorial, Braille and tactile signage on or near the toilet door.
    • The accessible toilet is 13m (14yd) from the Station Approach entrance.
    • The accessible toilet is located to the left as you pass through the Station Approach entrance ticket barriers.
    • There is level access to the accessible toilet.
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • This is a unisex toilet.
    • A key is required for the accessible toilet.
    • The key is a radar key.
    • The key can be obtained from the information office on platform 1.
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The door is locked by a twist lock.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 83cm (2ft 9in).
    • The door is light.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 177cm x 250cm (5ft 10in x 8ft 2in).
    • Floor manoeuvring space is clear in the accessible toilet.
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the left.
    • The lateral transfer space is 110cm (3ft 7in).
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • There is not a flush on the transfer side.
    • The tap type is lever.
    • There is a mixer tap.
    • There is not a functional emergency alarm available.
    • It is out of reach (higher than 10cm (0ft 4in) from floor).
    • Disposal facilities are not available in the cubicle.
    • There is not a coat hook.
  • Position of Fixtures View
    • Wall mounted rails are available.
    • As you face the toilet the wall mounted grab rails are on both sides.
    • There is not a shelf within the accessible toilet.
    • There are mirrors in the accessible toilet.
    • Mirrors are placed at a lower level or at an angle for ease of use.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 46cm (1ft 6in).
    • There is a hand dryer.
    • The hand dryer can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The hand dryer is placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The hand dryer is 115cm (3ft 9in) high.
    • There is a toilet roll holder.
    • The toilet roll holder can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The toilet roll holder is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • There is a sink.
    • The sink cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The sink is not placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
  • Colour Contrast and Lighting View
    • The contrast between the external door and wall is poor.
    • The contrast between the internal door and wall is fair.
    • The contrast between the grab rails and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the drop down rails and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • Lighting levels are bright.
  • Comments View
    • Baby change facilities are located within the venue.
    • The baby change facilities are located within the adapted toilet.
    • The height of the baby change table once extended is 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • Inside the venue, there is level access to the baby change facility.

Standard Toilet(s)

Additional Info

  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • Documents can be requested in Braille.
  • Documents can be requested in large print.
  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not generally on duty.
  • This service cannot be requested.
  • Staff are Text Relay aware.
  • Children are welcomed at the venue.